David Kurihara

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This Guy Thinks All Pro Sports Are Rigged

What do Super Bowl III, the 2012 Olympic badminton tournament, the 2011 Cricket World Cup semifinals, and the 2012 Manny Pacquiao–Timothy Bradley fight have in common? According to Brian Tuohy, they were all fixed.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Brian Tuohy</i><p><i>What do Super Bowl III, the 2012 Olympic badminton</i> …

Did Enbridge Use Toxic Chemicals to Clean Up Their Oil Spill in Kalamazoo?

Three and a half years ago, an oil pipeline spilled 843,000 gallons of tar sands bitumen into the Kalamazoo River, the largest spill of its kind in American history. The clean-up effort has cost over a billion dollars, but is it doing more harm than...<p><i>From the Kalamazoo clean-up site. Photo by</i> …

Deep-Sea Photos: Vampire Squid, Bubblegum Coral Found

A recent deep-sea expedition studied life around a sunken shipping container and an ocean ridge never before seen by humans.

Internet privacy as important as human rights, says UN's Navi Pillay

The UN human rights chief, Navi Pillay, has compared the uproar in the international community caused by revelations of mass surveillance with the collective response that helped bring down the apartheid regime in South Africa.<p>Pillay, the first non-white woman to serve as a high-court judge in …

GOCE satellite falls to its fiery doom in South Atlantic Ocean, experts say

The European Space Agency says its 1.2-ton GOCE gravity-mapping satellite plunged through the atmosphere on Sunday and broke up into bits over the South Atlantic Ocean.<p>In an online update, ESA said that GOCE re-entered Earth's atmosphere around 7:16 p.m. ET Sunday (0016 GMT Monday). The agency said …

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Syria opposition sets preconditions for talks

The Syrian political opposition has agreed to participate in international peace talks in Geneva, but only if certain preconditions are met, the Syrian National Coalition has said in a statement.<p>The statement, released early on Monday, outlined conditions that must be met before the talks, which …

Dr. Dog – B-Room

Last time I took a cross-country flight, I slipped myself a Xanax with a glass of wine and I was gone-goodbye. I had set myself up with a quality …

Turnpike Troubadours, Live Session #118

Turnpike Troubadours hail from Oklahoma and play a brand of Red Dirt American Country that isn’t too far from the Americana we discuss frequently …

News on Hurray For The Riff Raff

Hurray For The Riff Raff have had a good year. They’ve put out an album of covers called My Dearest Darkest Neighbor, got signed to ATO and had …

The Milk Carton Kids – Snake Eyes [music video]

We never found the time to review The Milk Carton Kid’s wonderful sophomore effort, The Ash & Clay. This video sent to us from their label, Anti, …

The Devil Makes Three – I’m A Stranger Here [album review]

A Devil Makes Three show is a hot mess. Everybody is grooving and if you look around; all you see are heads bobbing up in town. Most everybody is …

Okkervil River – The Silver Gymnasium [album review

Will Sheff proves you can go home again with The Silver Gymnasium. After Sheff and company delved into a bigger sound with I Am Very Far, The Silver …

Watch M.I.A. Perform "Come Walk With Me" and Chat With Jimmy Fallon

M.I.A. was the musical guest on last night's episode of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon", where she performed the <i>Matangi</i> cut "Come Walk With Me". She was back by the Roots, in case you've ever wondered what it's like to watch ?uestlove drum along to the sounds of various MacBook program noises.<p>M.I.A. …

Watch/Listen: Madlib's Hour-Long Boiler Room Set

Madlib: Boiler Room DJ Set (via SoundCloud)<p>October 19's post-Treasure Island Music Festival Boiler Room event brought Madlib to San Francisco for an hour-long DJ set. Go forth and try to pick out the songs played—the entire thing is viewable below, or available for streaming/download here.

Andy Ricker's Phat Thai (Stir-Fried Rice Noodles With Shrimp, Tofu, and Peanuts)

Phat thai wasn't on <b>Andy Ricker's</b> original menu at his Portland restaurant, Pok Pok, nor was it on much later iterations of the menu, despite frequent requests. He gradually introduced the dish as a late night special at his bar, Whiskey Soda Lounge, but it wasn't until he opened a noodle shop in …

Sicilian Pasta With Swordfish, Fennel, Mint, and Bread Crumbs

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>When my husband suggested that we go on a honeymoon in Sicily, I was skeptical.<p>The he turned to me and said, "They eat nothing but olive oil, swordfish, and almond granita."<p>I booked the tickets myself.<p>We started in Palermo and took a two-week road …

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Buying, Prepping, Cooking, and Carving Your Holiday Turkey

Back when I used to work in the wild and crazy world of magazines, we ran into the same conundrum year after year: <b>What can we say about turkey this time around?</b> It's a problem that only arises when your articles are temporally fixed with a shelf life of a month before the next issue comes out. It …

A Slice of Kenya: Building a Pizzeria in Nairobi, Part 3

<b>Editor's Note:</b> For 100 days, San Diego pizza maker Matt Lyons (aka Mattivore) will be living in Kenya, consulting and training staff for the opening of a Neapolitan-style pizzeria in Nairobi. In this series, Matt will chronicle his journey from start to finish.<p><b>First, a note from Matthew.</b> I …

Andy Ricker's Kai Yaang (Whole Roasted Young Chicken), From 'Pok Pok'

As I mentioned before, I have a long history with <b>Andy Ricker</b>'s roasted young chicken (or game hen). It was one of my favorite dinners back when I lived in Portland, and I still fantasize about driving up to the Northwest just for another taste. Luckily, now I don't need to spend the gas money (or …

3-D-printed gun firing video: Solid Concepts releases new video of pistol that actually fires.

Video<p>March 19 2014 3:24 PMThe Solar System's Biggest Moon, MappedJupiter's icy Ganymede.<p>Video<p>March 4 2014 2:50 PMTetris Can Curb Booze and Cigarette …

Barack Obama’s bad apology: The president’s apology for the Affordable Care Act doesn’t ring true.

In his interview with NBC News on Thursday, President Obama tried to offer an apology for those who are losing their health care plans because of the …

Greenpeace Activists Climbed the Sagrada Família Today

Early this morning, some Greenpeace activists hung off the north face of Sagrada Família—Barcelona's iconic, Gaudi-designed cathedral—to protest against the Russian government’s treatment of their pals who were imprisoned after trying to climb an oil...<p>Early this morning, some Greenpeace activists …

Calling Bullshit on Richard Dawkins and His Little Pot of Honey

After airport security confiscated his nectar, he started arguing, in essence, that we could train border agents by showing them <i>Team America: World Police</i> on loop for a few days.<p><i>Illustration by Cei Willis</i><p>Richard Dawkins can always be relied upon to give a sense of perspective. When Rebecca …

The VICE Podcast - Sketching Rebellion with Molly Crabapple

This week on the podcast, Reihan Salam sits down with artist, writer, and VICE contributor <a href="http://www.vice.com/author/Molly-Crabapple">Molly Crabapple</a>, whose work deals with subcultures, politics, and rebellion.<p>Please enable Javascript to watch this video<p>This week on the podcast, …